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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

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  • Understanding Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome

    Understanding Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Indiana State Department of Heath announced the nation's first case of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome on May 2. Public health officials are keeping tabs on the virus, which has infected more than 800 people in more than a dozen countries, killing at least 310 of them, according to Reuters. But the officials don't believe the general public is at great risk.
  • Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease

    Hopkins epidemiologist tracing outbreak of SARS-like disease
    Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Trish Perl traveled halfway around the world last month to trace the outbreak of a deadly SARS-like disease in Saudi Arabia that's spreading. She and two colleagues pored over hospital records, tracking the spread of...

     

     
     
     

    Egypt reports its first MERS case; virus kills 92 in Saudi Arabia

    Egypt reports its first MERS case; virus kills 92 in Saudi Arabia
    CAIRO – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has come to Egypt. State television said Saturday that the country’s first case had been discovered. It said the patient, who was hospitalized in Cairo, had recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, where...

    Egypt reports its first case of MERS virus

    CAIRO — With the appearance of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in the Arab world's most populous country, health officials face a tough new challenge in confronting the often lethal virus. Egypt's Ministry of Health said Saturday that...